Where To Stay On Nyepi

March 12, 2015 Shairah Thoufeekh
Nyepi 2015 | Kamandalu Ubud

While the whole of Bali falls silent on 21 March to commemorate Nyepi, here’s your chance to seek some rest, relaxation, and refuge at these luxury hotels – with no chance of cabin fever ever happening!

Kamandalu Ubud

A veritable oasis nestled in the lush green hills of Ubud, it only makes sense to ring in Nyepi at the Kamandalu. With surrounding terraced rice paddies and panoramic views across the Petanu River to distract you, spending a day in silence might be easier than you think. Room rates between 20 to 22 March start from IDR 2, 400, 000 a night and include daily breakfast, a yoga session at Rumah Yoga, and a special buffet dinner on the day itself.

Kamandalu Ubud, Jalan Andong, Banjar Nagi, Ubud, Bali 80571, p. +62 361 975825, e. reservation@kamandaluresort.com

Nyepi 2015 | The Villas BaliThe Villas Bali

The Villas Bali

Housing 50 private villas, each with its own pool and tropical garden, The Villas Bali is the perfect marriage of exclusivity and serenity. From 19 to 23 March, enjoy late checkout, daily breakfast served in your villa, and special rates starting from IDR 2, 500, 000 for a one-room villa. And if you’re bringing along the little ones, even better: kids eat for free during their stay.

The Villas Bali, Jalan Kunti 118X, Seminyak, Bali 80261, p. +62 (361) 730 840, e. contact@thevillas.net.

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort

With magnificent views of Tanah Lot, rice paddies, lush gardens, and 19 temples housed within the resort grounds, there’s no place to embrace the tranquillity of Nyepi. Room rates from 18 to 24 March are priced at IDR 1, 850, 000 and includes lunch and dinner for two at in-house restaurants Driftwood and Merica on the Day Of Silence.

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, Jalan Raya Tanah Lot, Tabanan, Bali 82171, p.+62 361 815900, e. reserve.ppdps@panpacific.com.

hu’u Villas

hu’u Villas

We deemed hu’u Villas as the ultimate party central but as it turns out, this Petitenget newcomer knows a thing or two about quiet relaxation time – when the occasion calls for it. Whether you choose to spend Nyepi in solitude or with friends, hu’u aims to please. Villa rates for two nights go at IDR 4, 650, 000 for the one-bedroom villa and IDR 6, 900, 000 for the two-bedroom villa. And of course, it includes the works: 24-hour concierge service, daily breakfast, and lunch.

hu’u Villas, Jalan Petitenget, Bali 80361, p. +62 361 8499130, e. experience@huuvillasbali.com.

Intercontinental Bali

Disconnect with the world and reconnect with your family the best way possible at Intercontinental Bali. Starting from IDR 5, 150, 00, families can enjoy a two-night stay in two Resort Classic Rooms – complete with daily buffet breakfast for up to six persons and chance to really kick back in the luxurious surroundings of this five-star resort.

Intercontinental Bali, Jalan Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran 80361, p. +62 361 701 888, e. icbali.reservation@ihg.com.

semara (1)Semara Luxury Villa Resort

Semara Luxury Villa Resort

When spending the day in relative silence, you’ll definitely want to do it the most luxurious way possible. Our recommendation? Check into Semara Uluwatu for your private slice of paradise. Suites start from US$357 a night while swanky five-bedroom villas go for a cool US$1543++ per night. Certainly not a bad deal when it includes VIP entrance to Finn’s Beach Club, complimentary Body Temple Spa voucher, and personalised chef/butler service for villa guests.

Semara Luxury Villa Resort, Jalan Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijayakusuma, Ungasan, Uluwatu, Bali 80362, p. +62 3618482111, e. reservations@semararesorts.com.

The Legian

The Legian

Nothing goes better with silence than a meditative session of yoga at The Legian Bali to observe Nyepi. Book a two-night stay in a studio suite or one-bedroom deluxe suite on 20 March and enjoy daily Hatha yoga, along with other perks during your stay: daily breakfast, afternoon tea, and unlimited access to the spa and health club.

The Legian, Jalan Kayu Aya Seminyak Beach, Bali , p. +62 623 61730622, e. legian@ghmhotels.com.

Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa

For the full-on Nyepi experience, Anantara Seminyak is the place to be. The elegant retreat, located in the heart of Seminyak, is offering a special Nyepi New Year Special suite package for two: daily buffet breakfast, cocktails and tapas at MoonLite Kitchen And Bar, and 20% discount at Anantara Spa for IDR 1,725,000 a night. A sweet deal made sweeter with the lavish Nyepi New Year’s Eve Dinner held on 20 March at an extra IDR 395, 000 a pop.

Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa, Seminyak, Bali, p. +62 361 737 773, e. seminyak@anantara.com.

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